Impact34 helps Dubai secure the 2014 FIBA U17 WC for MenImpact34 were selected by the UAE Basketball Association to help deliver the bid strategy and candidature file to FIBA and worked alongside the UAE Basketball Association to secure a unanimous decision by FIBA at their new headquarters in Mies, Switzerland.
Ismail Al Gargawi, President of the UAE Basketball Association, commented, “We are delighted to have secured this prestigious event. This is a historic decision as it will be the first time a FIBA World Championship will be played in the Middle East. It will be a long lasting legacy for basketball in the UAE and Dubai and will help us to spread the development of basketball throughout our region. We will ensure that we deliver a great event that will showcase Dubai and basketball in our country and exceed FIBA’s expectations.”
Impact34 CEO Betina Kuperman stated, “We are so delighted of the UAE Basketball Association having secured this fantastic Championship. We know that Dubai can deliver a great event and we are proud that together with the UAE Basketball Association and FIBA we helped play a part in making history by bringing a FIBA World Championship event to the UAE and the surrounding region for the very first time.”
The event is scheduled to take place in August 2014.
21st of June, 2013